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Robert Logan

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 423 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 423 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Logan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15/200 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 April 1863 AWMM LangtonBerwickshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 August 1914 AWMM New Zealand Military Headquarters AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Logan (wife), 39 Venner Road, Sydenham, S.E. London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Samoa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15/200 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 5 August 1914 AWMM Soldier/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Father: Thomas Logan - a tenant farmer

    Mother: Euphemia Helen Logan

    Education: Edinburgh Academy

    1881: Arrived in New Zealand

    After seizing German Samoa he was to stay there for the entire duration of the war and had the title of Administrator of Samoa.

    He left Samoa in January 1919

    He left New Zealand for Devonshire, England and then went to live in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

    Colonel Logan is buried in the family tomb at Carnwath, Lanarkshire.

    Auckland Museum Scars on the Heart World War 1 " Seizing German Samoa " display. Display item is Proclamation No. 13 (refers to paying "natives") - issued by Robert Logan, Colonial Administrator of Samoa, dated 9th day of March 1915 at Apia. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1935 AWMM
    SeatonCounty Durham AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland AWMM Family plot AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 423 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      80: 19 AWMM
    • Scholefield, G.H. (1940). A dictionary of New Zealand biography. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      Doug Munro. 'Logan, Robert' AWMM
    • The Dictionary of New Zealand biography. 1901-1920 (Vol. 3). (1996). Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland University Press : Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Waterson, G. (1934). History of the Logan family. Edinburgh, Scotland: Waterson. AWMM
    • New Zealand Journal of History AWMM
      Boyd, M. (1968). The military administration of Western Samoa, 1914--1919. New Zealand Journal of History 2, No 2 (Oct.), pp. 148-164. AWMM
    • Mackenzie, N.S. (1989). Gateway to Maniototo : a history of Kyeburn and Kokonga Districts. Ranfurly, N.Z.: Kyeburn-Kokonga Schools Centennial Committee. AWMM
    • McFarland, Robert, Rober Duffus McFarland - Papers, 1914-1935, Auckland War Memorial Museum, MS-2015-22 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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